Applications open for the short film competition of the Berlinale Talent Campus.

The Berlin Today Award offers five talented directors the chance to produce a short film in cooperation with a Berlin based production company based on the theme “Every step you take”.

Directors and producers may apply online at until October 6, 2010.

15 Talents and 10 production companies will be pre-selected and invited to attend a producers’ meeting during the Berlinale Talent Campus 2011. The five finalist teams will be announced after the 61rst Berlinale, the production takes place until the end of the year. The nominated films will celebrate their world premiere during the Opening of the Talent Campus 2012. The winning film, chosen by a jury of prominent filmmakers, will receive the Berlin Today Award.